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Our award winning ScaleUP Accelerator powered by Libro Credit Union, in partnership with Invest Windsor-Essex, provides intensive growth coaching, expert insight, strategic planning and financial assistance to tech entrepreneurs in Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent looking to scale their business.

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*as of June 2023

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ScaleUP Accelerator Cohort 8

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Cohort eight, powered by Libro Credit Union in partnership with Invest WindsorEssex, is designed for companies ready to turbocharge their growth. Tailored to meet their specific needs by working with a team of dedicated expert mentors, participants will delve deep into optimizing operations, expanding market reach, and enhancing product/service offerings. The program also offers participants an opportunity to increase their exposure to various media outlets, increasing their visibility and making it easier to attract investment, customers and strategic partnerships.

“At Libro, we share WEtech’s passion for fostering entrepreneurship. The ScaleUP Accelerator is a testament to our commitment to help businesses thrive in Southwestern Ontario. We are proud to support many programs in our region that equip entrepreneurs with the tools and guidance they need to achieve sustainable growth and prosperity.” – Lori Atkinson, Regional Manager, Libro Credit Union Windsor-Essex

ScaleUP participants will receive:

  • Up to 40 hours of mentorship from a roster of seasoned Growth Coaches
  • Access to wide variety of workshops and training sessions including: Investor Readiness; Pitch Preparation; Branding and Media Training; Prospecting Best Practices and much more
  • Opportunity to network and build strategic partnerships and collaborations
  • Opportunity to compete for a $20,000 grand prize

Company Eligibility:

  • Must be headquartered in Windsor-Essex or Chatham-Kent
  • Must have a product in the market or a new one ready to launch
  • Products or services must be tech or innovation centered
  • Have staff working on the project full time
  • One member of the leadership team must participate in the program and attend all mandatory meetings

The deadline to apply for the eighth ScaleUP cohort is 11:59pm on June 23rd, 2024. Don’t miss out. Apply here.

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Cohort 8 Virtual Info Session

Missed our information session? Get all the details you need about ScaleUP Accelerator Cohort 8 from this recording of the event. The deadline to apply for the eighth ScaleUP cohort is 11:59pm on June 23rd, 2024. Don’t miss out. Apply here.

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Cohort 8 Applications

Cohort 8 of our award-winning ScaleUP Accelerator will look to support the expansion of Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent businesses.

This 6-month accelerator will serve as a springboard for companies to propel themselves to the next level of growth and success in their respective markets. By working with a dedicated team of expert mentors, participants will work on the unique challenges they face, refining their business strategies, fine-tuning their value proposition, and exploring new avenues for expansion.

Up to 10 companies will receive an opportunity to present during the program’s final Showcase where a panel of judges will award the $20,000 grand prize.

The deadline to apply for the eighth ScaleUP cohort is 11:59pm on June 23rd, 2024.

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Meet the ScaleUP Graduates

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QUESTIONS?

Contact our Director of Venture Services, Adam Castle

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